Historic Home Interior Renovation

Built in 1860, this historic home is located next to Phillips Academy in Andover MA and has served as a home to the academy’s administrators. The kitchen was a utilitarian, dark and cramped space. The goal of the remodel was to create a brighter and more elegant kitchen. Two new windows on either side of the cooking area, bring in light and views of the backyard. A wood paneled raised ceiling with drop soffit was added, giving new depth and warmth to the room. A glass display cabinet with interior lighting lines one wall adding to the airy, bright ambiance. Elegant styling includes hand painted custom cabinetry from Jewett Farms with decorative furniture feet and a hand-hammered copper range hood.Cosmic black granite replaced the outdated Formica countertops. A custom designed backsplash tile consists of a traditional 3 x 6 subway tile with custom selected square mosaics which tie the dark counters in with the white cabinets. Coppery accents within the mosaics reflect the copper range hood and beautiful wood floors. The flooring throughout the first floor was replaced with antique reclaimed oak.

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Andrea Bartlett added this to Andrea's Ideas23 November 2022

the finished to the ceiling cabinets

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HU-164293495 added this to Kitchen28 September 2022

Dark countertops, white cabinetry, silver finish pulls, farm sink.

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elbrookens added this to Kitchen Please7 July 2022

Feet at toe kick, trim around bottom edge of cabinets

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Olivia added this to Kitchen26 May 2022

I like the shape and how it provides contrast to the cabinets around it. The proportion of the curve relative to the depth and width of the space it occupies feels more balanced.

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Amy Voeller added this to Kitchen7 March 2022

copper version is warmer, can you mix with stainless accessories (faucets, drawer pulls)

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